In my local town there are three supermarkets which each has a
special deal on some products. If you bought all your shopping in
one shop, where would be the cheapest?
Find the exact difference between the largest ball and the smallest
ball on the Hepta Tree and then use this to work out the MAGIC
Charlie thinks that a six comes up less often than the other
numbers on the dice. Have a look at the results of the test his
class did to see if he was right.
Would you rather......
Have $10 \%$ of $£5$ or $75 \%$ of $80$p?
Be given $60 \%$ of $2$ pizzas or $26 \%$ of $5$ pizzas?
Be bitten by $15 \%$ of $120$ mosquitoes or $8 \%$ of $250$ mosquitoes?
Skip using a rope which is $54 \%$ of $105$cm long, or $88 \%$ of $2.75$m long?
Sit in a traffic jam for $33 \%$ of $2$ hours or $44 \%$ of $1$hr $40$mins?
Make sure you explain your reasons clearly.
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